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Title A feminist companion to Ruth / edited by Athalya Brenner
Published Sheffield, England : Sheffield Academic Press, ©1993


Description 1 online resource (220 pages)
Series The Feminist companion to the Bible ; 3
Feminist companion to the Bible ; 3.
Contents The Book of Ruth / Elizabeth Cady Stanton -- Ruth: the discourse of power and the power of discourse / Ilona Rashkow -- Heroism and proper names, or the fruits of analogy / Mieke Bal -- Naomi and Ruth / Athalya Brenner -- Returning home: Ruth 1.8 and the gendering of the Book of Ruth / Carol Meyers -- Female companionships: if the Book of Ruth were written by a woman ... / Adrien J. Bledstein -- Ruth: a product of women's culture? / Fokkelien van Dijk-Hemmes -- Naomi and Ruth: further reflections / Athalya Brenner -- A thematic approach to Ruth in rabbinic literature / Leila Leah Bronner -- Ruth according to Ephrem the Syrian / Jane Richardson Jensen -- Ruth and the women of Bethlehem / Zefira Gitay -- Ruth / Cynthia Ozick
Summary This volume is part of a series which provides a fundamental resource for feminist biblical scholarship, containing a comprehensive selection of essays, both reprinted and specially written for the series, by leading feminist scholars. 'An enterprising series of collections of important and pioneering studies ... Those teaching feminist courses will find the books invaluable as a resource for students.' C.S. Rodd, Expository Times
Analysis Christianity Scriptures Special subjects Women
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-220)
Notes Print version record
SUBJECT Bible. Ruth -- Criticism, interpretation, etc
Bible -- Feminist criticism.
Bible fast
Bible. Ruth fast
Bibel Rut gnd
Subject Bible and feminism.
RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Old Testament.
Bible and feminism
Feminist criticism
Feministische theologie.
Ruth (bijbelboek)
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Brenner, Athalya
ISBN 9780567348265